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Tuesday, January 15: Parent Education on Vaping, Juuling, E-Cigs

Thursday, January 17: Share Our Sandwiches Shopping List
   
Thursday, January 17: Film Screening and Panel Discussion

Monday, January 21: L'Arche Pizza Hut Fundraiser
 
Saturday, January 26: Diocesan Social Action Saturday #2

Sunday, January 27: Prayer Service for Christian Unity 2019

Wednesday, January 30: Parent Education on Human Trafficking

Sunday, February 10: Chinese New year Celebration

Tuesday, February 12: Anti-Human Trafficking Meeting

Thursday, February 14: Make Me an Instrument of Your Peace Series

Thursday, February 21: The Color of Your Eyes
Parent Education Series
Schools helping children to
become healthy members of the community

Tuesday, January 15, 6-8 p.m.
    St. Joseph School, 417 Sixth Avenue, DeWitt
Vaping, JUULING, E-cigs
Examining the many new ways in which teens
obtain, consume  and become addicted to nicotine.
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Wednesday, January 30, 6-8 p.m.
    Camanche Middle School, 1400 Ninth St.
Human Trafficking
     A report on human trafficking (including sex and labor trafficking)
in our area. Heeding the warning signs of trafficking activity.

For details or more information, call 563-241-4371
or visit  www.communitycomitted.com




Camanche School District, Central DeWitt Community School District, Clinton Community School District, Riverbend School District, and St. Joseph Catholic School are partnering with the Camanche-DeWitt Coalition and Gateway ImpACT Coalition to offer this educational series.

The Share Our Sandwiches program of the Sisters of St. Francis Franciscan Peace Center provides free sack lunches and necessities to those in need on Thursdays at noon at the Clinton Public Library, 3 06 8th Ave S and the Salvation Army Thrift Store, 2808 S 25th St ., Clinton .

Shopping List
The program could always use the following donations:

Toiletry Items Women's Feminine Hygiene Products, Dish Soap ,
 
Baseball Caps, Toothbrushes, Toothpaste, Cases of Water,
 
Mittens, Coats, Laundry Soap , Toilet Paper, Scarves,
Blankets, Deodorant, New Undergarments,
 
Grocery Store Gift Cards, Jars of Peanut Butter
 
Currently, the program is in most need of highlighted items.

Call 563-242-7611 to donate.
HOW MANY  STRANGERS
ARE YOUR KIDS  INVITING INTO YOUR HOME?

Free film screening and panel discussion
Thursday, January 17 at 6:30 p.m.
Clinton Community College, 1000 Lincoln Blvd. in Clinton
 
Speakers will include:
 
Jessup Schroeder              Deputy Sheriff Clinton County

Gretchen Brown-Waech     Victim Rights & Human Trafficking Coordinator,
                                          Office of the Attorney General of Iowa
 
Peter Komendowski           P resident and Executive Director
                                           Partnership for a Drug-Free Iowa

About the film:
OBLIVIOUS
The panel discussion will be preceded by a screening of the short film  Oblivious . The film examines the life of an American high school student trapped in the vicious world of sex trafficking unbeknownst to her family.



For more information visit
www.ClintonFranciscans.com
or call 563-242-7611

Pizza Hut &  L'Arche Clinton
fundraising event!

Enjoy your favorite Pizza Hut meal,  1616 N 2nd St., Clinton
Monday, January 21 · 5-7 p.m.,  Dine-in or Carry-out
Visit Pizza Hut between 5-7 p.m. and L'Arche Clinton will receive
20% of the sales to benefit their community

Click HERE for more information
 
Diocesan Social Action Saturday #2

January 26, 2019
9:30 am. - 1:30 pm.
St. Mary, Riverside, IA
Dr. Kristy Nabhan-Warren, Professor in the Religious Studies and Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies Departments and the V.O. and Elizabeth Kahl Figge Chair in Catholic Studies at the University of Iowa. 
Dr. Kristy will share stories and insights from her Iowa-based, ethnographic fieldwork, conducted for her newest book project,
Cornbelt America: Work, Food and Faith in the Heartland.
She will speak about patterns of migration, work in meatpacking plants and religion in our Hawkeye State.
Schedule for the Day:
9:30 a.m.     Welcome & Solidarity Prayer walk.
10:15 a.m.   Understanding Religion in the Cornbelt:
                    by Dr. Kristy Nabhan-Warren.
11:15 a.m.   Immigrant Voices: Panelists Speak on Different Elements of the
                    Immigrant Experience in these Days.
12:15 p.m.   Lunch and Sharing our Journeys Table Discussion.
1:00 p.m.     Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Social Action office.
1:15 p.m.     Catholic Relief Services, CRS Rice Bowl 2019 Promotion
                    Discussion.
1:30 p.m.     Closing Announcement of Social action Saturday #3.
Service of Prayer for Christian Unity 2019
Justice, Only Justice, You Shall Pursue
Deuteronomy 16:20

Sunday, January 27, 2019
3 p.m.

Lyons Trinity United Methodist Church
2118 N. Second St.
Clinton, Iowa

Free will offering to benefit Information, Referral & Assistance
All are welcome!

ANTI-TRAFFICKING
COMMITTEE MEETING
 

OPEN TO ALL
Tuesday, February 12
9 a.m.
The Canticle
841 13th Ave. N.,
Clinton


For more information contact Lori Freudenberg, 563-242-7611.
 


Make Me an Instrument  of Your Peace

Take time away to get re-energized,
re-focused and learn ways to live a more balanced life. 
Take time to peacefully sort through the challenges of our lives.
 
at The Canticle,  home of the Sisters of St. Francis
841 Thirteenth Avenue North in Clinton
 
Led by Sister Nancy Miller
 
Sign up for the 2018  morning or evening sessions.
Attend as many sessions as you are able - Admission is free

Thursday February 14, 10-11:30 a.m. OR  6-7:30 p.m.


RSVP to Sister Nancy Miller
or phone 563-242-7611
 

The Color
of 
Your Eyes


Thursday, February 21
12:45-1:15 PM
Clinton Community College Auditorium

OR
6:30-7:30 PM
The Canticle, 841 Thirteenth Ave. North


Join us for engaging activities, snacks
and learnings on how "to see with new eyes."
 
The event will include short videos
and an interactive group activity.
 
FREE AND OPEN TO STUDENTS AND THE PUBLIC


For more information call 563-242-7611
or contact nmiller@clintonfranciscans.com

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